Building the Canal to Save Chicago

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BC-Photo 8.10

March 24, 1899. Construction of the tunnel used for emptying and filling Lock No. 5 on the I&M Canal in Section 18. Lock No. 5 and Dam No. 1 are adjacent to the Jackson Street Bridge. This view is looking south. The Des Plaines River is on the left. (MWRD photo, disc 8, image 77)